Alice Guy at the end of the nineteenth century.
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Alice Guy-Blaché (July 1, 1873–March 24, 1968) was a French pioneer filmmaker who was the first female director in the motion picture industry and is considered to be one of the first directors of a fiction film.
Alice Guy-Blaché is the first female film maker and is responsible for creating one of the first narrative films in 1896.Guy’s career of 24 years of directing, writing and producing films is the longest career of any of the cinema pioneers. From 1896 to 1920, Guy directed over 400 films, 22 of these films are feature length features. Guy was and still is the only woman to ever manage and own her own studio, The Solax Company.
In 1953 Guy was awarded the Légion d’honneur, the highest non military award France offers. On March 16, 1957 she was honored in a Cinematheque Françoise ceremony which went unnoticed by the press.

Alice Guy at the end of the nineteenth century.

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Alice Guy-Blaché (July 1, 1873–March 24, 1968) was a French pioneer filmmaker who was the first female director in the motion picture industry and is considered to be one of the first directors of a fiction film.

Alice Guy-Blaché is the first female film maker and is responsible for creating one of the first narrative films in 1896.Guy’s career of 24 years of directing, writing and producing films is the longest career of any of the cinema pioneers. From 1896 to 1920, Guy directed over 400 films, 22 of these films are feature length features. Guy was and still is the only woman to ever manage and own her own studio, The Solax Company.

In 1953 Guy was awarded the Légion d’honneur, the highest non military award France offers. On March 16, 1957 she was honored in a Cinematheque Françoise ceremony which went unnoticed by the press.

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